Tag Archives: emotion recognition

Emotion Recognition in Human Dialogs

Duration: One Semester  Goals: Build a specialized emotion recognition engine (ER) for human dialogs Supervisor: Dr. Pearl Pu Student Name: Open Keywords: Emotion Recognition, sentiment analysis, machine learning Abstract: Built on our lab’s competence in emotion recognition, this project aims at building a specialized emotion recognition engine for dialogs obtained from a big TV subtitle […]

Happy Food: Exploring Effects of Nutrition on Emotional Well-being

Duration: One Semester Goals: Analyze relations between nutrition and emotional well-being based on the experiences reported in social media. Responsible TA: Pearl Pu Student Name: Othman Benchekroun Keywords: Emotion Recognition, Twitter, Data Analysis, Statistics, Social Media Analysis, Nutrition, Well-being Abstract: Nowadays, much about human behavior can be discovered from their online traces in social media. […]

Modeling Effects Of Modifiers on Emotional Statements

Duration: Two semesters (February – June 2015, February – June 2016) Goals: Investigate the effects of different linguistic modifiers on emotional expressions, and suggest how to model those effects within emotion recognition system. Responsible TA: Valentina Sintsova and Pearl Pu Student Names: Margarita Bolívar Jiménez (2015) and Nataniel Hofer (2016) Keywords: Emotion Recognition, Text Classification, […]

Advancing Human Computation for Emotion Detection

Duration: One semester (February – June 2015) Goals: Design a human computation task that would allow collecting affective knowledge of better quality, and develop the evaluation techniques to quantify the impact of the task design. Responsible TA: Valentina Sintsova and Pearl Pu Student Name: Séphora Madjiheurem Keywords: Human Computation, Emotion Recognition, Crowdsourcing, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Experiment Design, […]

Predicting Influence of Online Reviews with Emotion Extraction [Archived]

Duration: One semester (can be adapted to both bachelor and master students) Goals: Improve our prediction capability of influence among reviews from e-Commerce websites, and our understanding of human behavior in this setting. Responsible TA: Lionel Martin  and Pearl Pu Keywords: emotion recognition, influence detection, prediction, social media analysis, natural language processing Abstract: Reviews keep playing […]

Recognizing Emotions in Olympic Tweets

Title: Fine-Grained Emotion Analysis in the Tweets about Olympic Games Dates: 2012-current Researchers: Valentina Sintsova and Pearl Pu Keywords: Emotion Recognition, Social Media Analysis, Emotion Visualization, Human Computation Description: Social media platforms such as Twitter or Sina Weibo have become a common way for people to share opinions and emotions. Sports events are traditionally accompanied by strong […]